dei

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See also: DEI, Dei, déi, dèi, deî, dēi, děi, de'i, dei-, and de-i

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /dei̯/, [d̪e̞i̯]

Noun[edit]

dei inan

  1. call, appeal
  2. call (telephone conversation)
  3. announcement
  4. (law) summons

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

dei

  1. Short form of deitu (to call).

Further reading[edit]

  • "dei" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • dei” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German dīn, from Old High German dīn, from Proto-West Germanic *þīn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *téynos. Cognates include German dein, Yiddishדײַן(dayn), obsolete Dutch dijn, archaic English thine and thy, Old Norse þínn, Gothic 𐌸𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (þeins).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d̥ɑɛ̯/
  • IPA(key): /d̥æː/ (East Central Bavarian, Vienna)

Determiner[edit]

dei

  1. (possessive) thy, your (informal; to friends, relatives, children, etc.)

Declension[edit]

Declension of dei
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative dei dei dei deine
dative deim deiner deim deine
accusative dein dei dei deine

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin deus.

Noun[edit]

dei m (plural deis, feminine déôsse)

  1. a god

See also[edit]

  • Dei, the monotheist God of the Bible

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei m (plural deis)

  1. dey (ruler of the Regency of Algiers)

Edopi[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. cassowary

Further reading[edit]

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. plural of deo

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • de' (truncation)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdej/, °/ˈdej/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ej
  • Hyphenation: déi

Contraction[edit]

dei

  1. Contraction of di i.; of the, from the
    1. some
      Abbiamo dei libri nell'apartamento.We have some books in the apartment.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛj/, (traditional) */ˈdɛj/[1][2]
  • Rhymes: -ɛj
  • Hyphenation: dèi

Noun[edit]

dei m pl (archaic dii)

  1. plural of dio
Usage notes[edit]
  • The form of the definite article used with this word is gli.
    Gli dei sono scontenti.The gods are displeased.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dei

  1. (archaic, poetic or colloquial Tuscan) Alternative form of devi, second-person singular present indicative of dovere

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei m (invariable)

  1. Alternative form of dey (dey (ruler of the Regency of Algiers))

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 dei in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ dei in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  3. ^ dei in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007

Anagrams[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でい

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deī

  1. inflection of deus:
    1. nominative/vocative plural
    2. genitive singular

Verb[edit]

deī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of deeō

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. bunch; cluster

Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛɪ̯/, /ˈdaɪ̯/

Article[edit]

dei

  1. Alternative form of de

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of děi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. Alternative form of day

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dei

  1. Alternative form of þei (they)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. Alternative form of dee

Navajo[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dei

  1. up, upward

Related terms[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þeir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛɪː/, (unstressed) /dɛɪ/, /dɪ/

Article[edit]

dei

  1. the (plural form of den and det, usually used in front of adjectives modifying plural nouns)

Determiner[edit]

dei

  1. those; plural of den

Pronoun[edit]

dei (genitive deira)

  1. they
    Veit du kvar dei er?
    Do you know where they are?
  2. those
    Dei der borte?
    Those over there?

See also[edit]


References[edit]

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei oblique singularm (oblique plural deis, nominative singular deis, nominative plural dei)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of doit (finger)
    • c. 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, page 164, line 1980:
      Un anel d'or trait de sun dei
      she removed a gold ring from her finger

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *dag.

Noun[edit]

dei m

  1. day

Inflection[edit]

Declension of dei (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative dei degar, dega
genitive deis dega
dative dei degum, degem
accusative dei degar, dega

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian: däi
    Föhr-Amrum: dai
  • Saterland Frisian: Dai
  • West Frisian: dei

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German din. Compare German dein, English thy.

Determiner[edit]

dei

  1. (possessive) your

Declension[edit]

Declension of dei
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative dei dei dei dei
dative deim deinre deim deine
accusative dei dei dei dei

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: dei

Verb[edit]

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • dee (more common)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English die, from Old Norse deyja.

Verb[edit]

dei (third-person singular simple present deis, present participle deiin, simple past deid, past participle deed)

  1. (South Scots) to die

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei m

  1. plural of deu
  2. plural of diu

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English day.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. day

Derived terms[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English day.

Noun[edit]

dei (n class, plural dei)

  1. (Kenya) day
    Synonym: siku

Usage notes[edit]

This word is only used for some holidays and not generally to refer to regular days.

Derived terms[edit]

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dei

  1. second-person singular future colloquial of dod

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dei ddei nei unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. Soft mutation of tei.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tei dei nhei thei
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian dei.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /dɛi̯/, /dai̯/

Noun[edit]

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dei”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Yola[edit]

Noun[edit]

dei

  1. Alternative form of die

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 35